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Social Services Office,122-124 Irish Street, DG1 2PB
£35,607 - £38,310 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Social Worker - Out of Hours (2) (16/3445/345)

Dumfries based

£35,607 – £38,310.

Plus night working enhancements and relocation expenses

36 hours

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced front line social workers to join the Out of Hours Social Work Service

Your core task will be to provide a Social Work Service Out of Hours Service as directed by the Senior Social Worker on duty. You will respond to referrals out of hours ensuring that children and vulnerable adults are safe and protected from harm. Working in line with Dumfries and Galloway Social Work service policy and procedure  you will undertake assessment of both need and risk determining an appropriate plan of action within the context of an out of hours service.


The successful candidate(s) will work on a rota shift basis covering evenings, nightshift and weekends.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.


Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.


For further information contact: Rosie Black  Interim Team Manager Out Of Hours,